Performance management

Performance management consists of two parallel processes. The first is the informal, day-to-day management of individuals and teams by their immediate line manager. The second is the formal framework within which the performance of individuals and teams is assessed and improved.

Can we change workplace behaviour in just 21 days?

Encouraging employees to adapt their behaviour so they can progress professionally is a sensitive, challenging task. Dan Hughes from emotional...

Poor management major driver in job dissatisfaction, survey finds

2 Jan 2018

Almost half of UK workers (47%) are looking to change jobs in 2018, Investors in People’s annual Job Exodus survey...

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How to deal with the risks of departing employees with a grudge

19 Dec 2017

Employees who are leaving under a cloud can cause problems, demonstrated recently when a Twitter employee hid President Trump’s account...

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Why it’s not smart to take smart drugs to boost performance at work

30 Nov 2017

Smart drugs have been pushed as a way to improve workplace performance, but what are the risks and do the...

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Boardroom leadership is the key to lower employee stress

2 Nov 2017

Evidence shows that leadership style has a major impact on levels of employee stress. Juliette Alban-Metcalfe, an occupational psychologist and...

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HR horrors: How to flee four frightening scenarios

31 Oct 2017

Halloween is upon us, but what are the most common HR horrors and how should employers deal with them? Alexandra...

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Senior leaders score badly in people management

22 Jun 2017

UK employees give their senior leadership low marks on key aspects of people management, such as developing future leaders, gaining...

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Millennials: Is your employee experience relevant enough?

14 Jun 2017

There are hordes of clichés around millennial workers, but which attributes should your organisation keep front of mind when hiring ...

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How to improve employee attraction, onboarding and retention (webinar)

2 Jun 2017

ON DEMAND | One in four new hires leave in their first year, costing the equivalent of a year’s salary to replace them....

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How should HR react to demands to manage out employees?

28 Mar 2017

If employees aren’t working out, managers can be impatient to move them out of the organisation. How can HR strike...

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Annual appraisals – good, bad or just ugly?

1 Feb 2017

Many companies are moving away from annual appraisals towards monitoring employees’ progress throughout the year. Keely Rushmore offers advice on...

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UK managers lack some of most desired leadership skills, research finds

24 Jan 2017

UK managers are ill equipped to lead and get the best from their people, according to surveys from the CIPD...

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Adobe shares “Check-in”, its annual appraisal replacement

13 Jan 2017

Adobe Systems, one of a number of high-profile companies to ditch annual appraisals, has made its “Check-in” materials freely available...

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Are bonuses becoming more like a service charge than a tip?

10 Jan 2017

As the bonus season begins, Gerry O’Neill looks at whether the annual “incentive” has become less of a discretionary gratuity...

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How to make new performance management models work

12 Dec 2016

New research shows a shift away from traditional performance management processes towards more a more agile, dialogue-based approach, so how...

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